‘All INdiana Politics:’ Feb. 18, 2024
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by Jay Adkins
1w ago
All INdiana Politics: Feb. 18, 2024 INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — On Sunday’s edition of “All INdiana Politics,” the Indiana Supreme Court on Thursday removed the injunction that would have allowed John Rust to be on the GOP primary ballot for U.S. Senate. Rust says he will continue his campaign and appeal the ruling. Later in the show, News 8 anchor Phil Sanchez sits down with Sid Mahant, a Republican candidate for Congress, who discusses giving back to his adoptive country, the American Dream, the state of the immigration system, the immigration policy, speeding up immigration paperwork ..read more
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Engling: GOP needs people with fresh ideas and willingness to carry them out
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by Garrett Bergquist
1w ago
All INdiana Politics: Feb. 18, 2024 INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A former Congressional staffer said Indiana needs someone in Congress who can build coalitions both within the Republican Party and across party lines. Max Engling is one of 10 Republicans challenging U.S. Rep. Victoria Spartz in her bid for another term. Her seat covers Indiana’s fifth congressional district, which stretches from Indianapolis’ northern suburbs to Kokomo and Marion. Engling’s experience includes serving as director of member services for the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. Engling said the cost of livin ..read more
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Mahant draws on own experience in immigration debate
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by Garrett Bergquist
1w ago
Sid Mahant explains run for Congress INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A Republican candidate for Congress said it will take immigrants like himself to fix the country’s immigration system. Sid Mahant came to the United States from India at age 23. He now owns a trucking company and is running in the Republican primary for Indiana’s sixth congressional district. That seat is currently held by Greg Pence, who is not seeking another term. In an interview with News 8 for All INdiana Politics, Mahant said he wants to give back to his adoptive country. He said there is no equivalent to the concept of the Am ..read more
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All INdiana Politics: Feb. 11, 2024
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by Jay Adkins
2w ago
All INdiana Politics: Feb. 11, 2024 INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — On Sunday’s edition of All INdiana Politics, News 8 government reporter Garrett Bergquist sits down with Hamilton County businessman L.D. Powell to discuss Powell’s congressional run, how his addiction experience spurred him to run, the border crisis, border security, raising tariffs, abortion laws, and much more. Later in the show, lawmakers are advancing a bill in the legislature that could make associate’s degrees an option for more students who find themselves unable to complete a four-year program. Last but not least, two member ..read more
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Shreve files to run for Congress
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by Garrett Bergquist
2w ago
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Former Indianapolis mayoral candidate Jefferson Shreve on Friday submitted his paperwork to run for Indiana’s sixth Congressional district. Shreve filed just before Friday’s noon deadline for candidates. He is one of eight Republicans who have filed to succeed Congressman Greg Pence, who is not seeking another term. Shreve is a former member of the Indianapolis City-County Council and the founder and CEO of Storage Express. He was the Republican nominee in the 2023 Indianapolis mayoral election, which he lost to Democratic incumbent Joe Hogsett by a roughly 60-40 margin ..read more
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All INdiana Politics: Feb. 4, 2024
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by Jay Adkins
2w ago
All INdiana Politics: Feb. 4, 2024 INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — On Sunday’s edition of All INdiana Politics, News 8 government reporter Garrett Bergquist sits down with Congressman Jim Banks to discuss his office photo with Secretary of State Diego Morales, a potential senate border deal, The U.S. response to the death of three troops in Jordan, sister city agreements, and much more. Later in the show, Bergquist goes into detail on the effects of the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration cutting its care program. Last but not least, News 8 anchor Phil Sanchez brings in two members of I ..read more
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“There’s no more critical time:” Danny Lopez runs for Carmel House seat
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by Garrett Bergquist
3w ago
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A Republican House candidate said Indiana has had a lot of success over the past 20 years, but there’s still more work to do. Danny Lopez is currently the only Republican running for House District 39, which covers much of Carmel and a portion of Westfield. The seat’s current occupant, Rep. Jerry Torr, R-Carmel, is retiring from the Indiana General Assembly after 28 years. Lopez launched his campaign in October. Carmel Mayor Sue Finkam and Westfield Mayor Scott Willis, both fellow Republicans, joined his campaign as co-chairs earlier this month. Lopez said their support i ..read more
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All INdiana Politics: Jan. 28, 2024
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by Jay Adkins
3w ago
All INdiana Politics: Jan. 28, 2024 INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — On Sunday’s edition of All INdiana Politics, News 8 anchor Phil Sanchez sits down with Mark Hurt, a longtime lawyer and former assistant to Indiana Senator Dan Coats. Hurt discusses running for the Fifth District, his experience working for Coats, what separates him from other candidates, and much more. Later in the show, Sanchez brings in Republican hopeful Danny Lopez, a candidate for House District 39. Lopez discusses his political background, the key issues he wants to focus on, the reasons he joined politics, and much more. Last ..read more
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“I really want to continue to serve:” McNally runs again for Carmel House seat
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by Garrett Bergquist
1M ago
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A Democratic candidate for the Indiana House said he sees public office as a continuation of service to his country. Matt McNally ran for the Indiana House of Representatives in 2022, attempting to unseat longtime Republican Rep. Jerry Torr. Torr defeated McNally, but announced late last year he will retire from the House at the end of this term. In an interview with News 8 for All INdiana Politics, McNally said he’s encouraged by the strong support he got last time, despite having less than four months to campaign. McNally is running for House District 39, which encompas ..read more
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All INdiana Politics: Jan. 21, 2024
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by Jay Adkins
1M ago
All INdiana Politics: Jan. 21, 2024 INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — On Sunday’s edition of “All INdiana Politics,” News 8 government reporter Garrett Bergquist sits down with Beth White, a democratic candidate for the Indiana attorney general position. Beth White is the second major Democratic candidate to enter the race to challenge Republican incumbent Todd Rokita. Destiny Wells, who was the party’s nominee for secretary of state in 2022, launched her own bid in November. White is a former Marion County clerk and deputy prosecutor. She most recently led the Indiana Coalition to End Sexual Assault a ..read more
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